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Do you need your hitters to learn how to stop dropping hands and casting the bat? Check out this drill video on how to help correct the flaw.
How to Fix a Long Swing Coaches, parents, players, and instructors: We have all seen players or had at one time a long and loopy swing. Recently, I was working…
Everyone who wants hits needs to barrel the ball. Stop working around the zone & start working through the zone with these two simple drills.
Don’t lunge! Your head is moving everywhere! Hitters are constantly cued to stay simple and almost still in the box. In an event that requires rhythm and timing, this doesn’t seem to be the best way to accomplish the task. Lunging is bad. We all know that. But the fix doesn’t have to be robbing the hitter of any rhythm and athleticism they may have.
Oftentimes hitters load their back leg versus loading the hip. Loading the back leg can cause many issues when hitting the ball.
Looking for more extension in your swing? If you are rolling over too much here are a few simple drills to help you drive the ball more consistently.
JK Whited gives a drill that helps hitters who are hitting weak pop-ups and groundballs generate more power and more consistency
A lot of coaches teach knob to the ball. This does somewhat happen but not as drastic as some hitting coaches make it. Here is one drill to help this cue.
Oftentimes when a hitter is late the first thing a coach will say is get your foot down and wait. This is not something you want to do and will actually make you even later. Learn how to create better rhythm and timing in your swing by staying fluid.
Different athletes require different cues and drills to help them learn. Each day we post a different drill that was used in lessons to help a certain hitter achieve the change they are looking for
Many hitters of all ages do not always get to the best position when their front foot lands. Keeping the body loaded throughout the stride is crucial for hitters to truly perform their best. With this “Pump fake check drill” you will help your hitters gain more awareness of where they actually have to be when their front foot gets down.
Cues about stepping in the bucket or striding in have been shouted at hitters for years. Yet when we turn on an MLB game you will see hitters with multiple different directions of strides. So what allows the best hitters in the world to step in the bucket or across their body and still be successful?